Dalton, W: THE WAR TIGER. Or Adventures and Wonderful Fortunes of the Young Sea Chief and His Lad Chow: A Tale of the Conquest of China. London, 1859. xi, 371 pp. B/w engraved frontispiece. 16x11 cm. Half leather. Gilt to spine.
Dalton also wrote 'The Wolf-Boy of China'. His fictional writings on China seem to stem from a growing interest in Britain with regard to China following the First Opium War, the establishment of Hong Kong and the opening of the treaty ports. Waterstain to left margin of frontispiece impinging on image. Otherwise clean.
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 328 in printed List 189.
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